It’s official! Valentine’s Day is less than one month away, so it’s time to start planning a romantic evening for that special someone! Whether you prefer an intimate night at home or an elaborate night on the town, this is the one night to go all out and show how much you care. There are so many ways to make this V-Day a night to remember, regardless of your style or budget. Not sure where to begin? No worries! Check out these 14 unique and romantic date ideas to make this Valentine’s the best one yet!
[ Hint: Flowers and chocolates are always a good idea ]
Surprise Her With A Special Dinner Date
Every girl loves an excuse to dress up and feel pretty on Valentine’s Day. Surprise her with reservations at a great restaurant in the city – Bonus points if you arrive with flowers at her door!
Treat Her To A Couple’s Massage
Who doesn’t love getting pampered? Book a couple’s massage at a local spa for an afternoon of relaxation. Not only will she be blown away with the surprise, you’ll be treating yourself to the treatment as well!
Cook Dinner For Her
Dim the lights, set the table, and light some candles for a romantic night in with your girl. She won’t care if you’re specialty is filet mignon or peanut butter and jelly sandwiches – As long as you show her you tried in the kitchen, she will be thrilled!
Book A Staycation
Book a room at a hotel in your city for the night, order room service, and pop a bottle of champagne toasting to a mini vacay! Who says you have to leave the city for a romantic getaway?
Take Her Ice Skating
Take her ice skating if you’re lucky enough to have a rink in your city. It’s the perfect excuse for holding hands on the ice and snuggling up with hot chocolate after.
Whisk Her Away For A Night Of Dancing
Head to a local hot spot and hit the dance floor for a night of twirling and fun. Who knows, maybe you both will have so much fun that you book a round of dance classes after the holiday!
Plan A Picnic (Indoor Or Outdoor!)
There’s nothing sweeter than sharing a picnic with a special someone. Pick up takeout from her favorite restaurant and surprise her with an enchanting picnic under the stars. If it's too cold outside, try recreating the picnic INSIDE your home!
Escape For A Weekend Getaway
Love to explore? Get out of town for the weekend and visit a new destination together. Mountains, beach, new city, wherever – She will be thrilled with the surprise!
Cuddle Up For A Romantic Movie Marathon
Let your girl choose the movies for the night and plan a lovey-dovey, rom-com marathon. Hours of love stories will have her cuddled in your arms all night long.
Enjoy A Night At The Theatre
If she’s a fan of musicals or live theatre, snag tickets to a local performance with great reviews or perhaps a show she’s been dying to see.
Tour An Art Museum
Get cultural this Valentine’s Day and explore the local art museums. A lot of museums are free to the public or offer special evening events, so check online to see what’s going on in your area.
Relive Your First Date
Take a trip down memory lane and recreate your first date. Take her to that restaurant where you shared your first date or that cobblestone street where you shared your first kiss. She will be blown away by your thoughtfulness on this one.
Be A Tourist In Your Own Town
It’s easy to get caught up in a routine, but get out of your element and spend the day exploring your city together. Try a new restaurant, visit a new gallery, and learn about the history of your city – new experiences always create unique memories.
Sign Up For A Cooking Class
Step up your skills in the kitchen by enrolling in a cooking class for Valentine’s Day. Indulge in a delicious culinary experience, while learning to make something new together.
Have you had an amazing Valentine's Day date? Or perhaps a unique date idea for this year? Share your experiences below!